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Shakespeare Uncovered - “The Merchant of Venice” with F. Murray Abraham

“The Merchant of Venice” with F. Murray Abraham
Shakespeare probably never met a Jew. Three centuries before The Merchant of Venice was written, England became the first country in medieval Europe to expel its Jewish population. Abraham addresses the ubiquitous anti-Semitism that characterized Europe in Shakespeare's time. Comparing Shylock...
//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/I2mrv3j_MyqZyxxA3IecWg==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Shakespeare probably never met a Jew. Three centuries before The Merchant of Venice was written, England became the first country in medieval Europe to expel its Jewish population. Abraham addresses the ubiquitous anti-Semitism that characterized Europe in Shakespeare's time. Comparing Shylock... /episodes/get/85595 /episode/85595 Shakespeare Uncovered: “The Merchant of Venice” with F. Murray Abraham /episode-player/85595